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sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach will learn his punishment for sex yoolgly abusing 10 boys. linda so -- sexually abusing 10 years. >> reporter: sandusky is 68 years old and he is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. his lawyer says else speak at the sentencing. he spent the last three months in prison writing a statement he plans to read today. on monday sandusky issued aaudio statement record and aired on penn state's campus radio station. in that audio clip, he maintains his innocence and says his accusers are lying. the former assistant football coach was convicted on 45 counts of sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. sandusky plans to fight for a new trial. he puts the blame on his accusers. >> the young man dramatic veteran accuser and sought attention started everything. he was joand by a well orchestrated effort of the media investigators psychologist several civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. >> now -- >> reporter: now at least one of the victims will speak at today's hearing after sandusky is sentenceded and he will under-- sentenced
at home. they win and we have details in a live report. and also ahead, former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky learns his fate. what the future holds for the convicted child sex abuser, we have a live report. >>> ravens want you to get out and get active. find out where you can meet theplayers and doing something healthy. details on that straight ahead on this tuesday morning. good morning and thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. charley crowson live at camden yards war few hours ago the orioles won game 2 of the american league division. we will have more on that in a minute. good morning but you see right there, meteorologist lynette charles let yowing know how the week is -- letting you know how the week is shaping up. >> we can see on marled's most powerful radar as of now, rain out there this morning. take the jacket with you as well as the umbrella. we will get to temperatures in a second. looking at what's going on the radar tour in cecil county where we are looking at rain showers across the area, so around elkton and i-95, port deposit havre de grace
to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been writing a statement he plans to read today. last night, he issued an audio statement, which ran on penn state's studio-run radio. >> they can take away by life. they can make me out as a monster. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: judge john cleland has a during which laws changed and mandatory minimums were increased. his attorney, joe amendola, says sandusky is goin
day for the former penn state assistant football coach the he will learn his pinish -- coach. he will learn his opinionishment for sexually abusing ten -- punishment for asexually abusing ten boys. >> reporter: he is 68 and is likely to spend the ret of his life in prison when he is is convict later today-- when he is convicted later today. his lawyer says he will speak at sentencing. spent the last three months writing a statement statement he plans to read. -- statement he plans to read. he issued a audiotape from prison and it was record and released on penn state's many h innocence and says the accusers are -- station. he maintains his innocence and says the accusers are lying. sandusky plans to fight for a new trial. he puts the blame on his accusers. >> the young man who is dramatic a vat veteran accuser and sought attention started everything joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media investigators and system and penn state and psychologist and civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. >> reporter: now at least one of his victims will take the stand to testify a
penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68 and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars. the price for sexually abusing children and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but trembling voice, proclaimed innocence. "i feel a need to talk. i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts." a more emotional echo of what we heard
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, still ahead on "good morning maryland" more legal trouble for penn state university, this all as a result of the child sex abuse scandal. >>> also a local college having troubles of their own when it comes to sports programs. we'll explain. >>> a newborn baby already in debt. we'll tell you how this is even possible. >>> fog is really having an impact on your commute this morning. i'm tracking the delays and we'll have your complete abc 2 news time saver traffic report coming up on "good morning maryland." >>> you are taking a live look at new york's times square. great way to start the day. not too much fog out there, though. stay with us. much more coming up. >>> thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. mpletion making headlines around the nation this morning, border patrol officials have identified the agent who was killed near the arizona border. authorities say that nicholas ivy who was responding to a motion sensor that had gone off in a rugged area near the border between arizona and mexico when he was killed. the 30-year-old agent is the third in the line
are hearing a surprising message from former penn state football coach jerry sandusky on the eve of his sentencing for sexual abuse and abc senior national correspondent jim avila to tell us what he's saying. >> reporter: good evening, diane. tomorrow is judgment day to sentence jerry sandusky to life and live out the rest of his days in prison. tonight in a highly unorthodox move he put out a daring statement to the penn state college radio station, on the tape he defiantly accuses his victims of lying and insists he is an innocent man. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. first i looked at myself. over and over i asked why? why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations. what's the purpose? maybe it will help others. some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice, but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out
know as you head out the door, both partys will meet to discuss sentencing tomorrow for former penn state assistant football coach, jerry sandusky, accused of sexually abusing young boys and expected to get life in prison. fbi says the number of lacer pointers aimed at airplanes is reaching an epidemic level. could be 3700 laser attacks by the end of the year. laser pointers can cause pilots to become temporarily blind which creates a dangerous situation at takeoff and landing. >>> today is columbus day, a lot of things are closed including post offices, they are shutdown so they don't have to -- don't expect mail. that's one thing to keep in mind and banks are closed today. >>> vp candidates are preparing to go head to head on the heels of the first presidential debate. they are going to meet to debate on thursday. >>> people are buying fewer greeting cards and opting for sending their congratulations on line. the shift is a challenge for the nation's largest greeting card company, hallmark, which has announced it will close a kansas plant, 300 people will lose their jobs. >>> firs
be the last time we seat former penn state football coach handed doe file outside prison walls. today the 68-year-old received sentence of 30 to 60 years. the order was handed down have the three of his victims spoke, including victim number one. >> when the sentence was handed down it was very emotional. >> reporter: when it was his turn, sandusky said he spent his time medicate -- meditating and writing. >> they can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the lead prosecutor said sandusky's statement was in keeping with his behavior. >> he displays deaf viians, narcissism. >> reporter: he claims he didn't have time to prepare a proper defense. >> i think there were so many different parties involved in this who wanted this to go away. >> reporter: sandusky's security will be an issue as they try to place him in the population because he may be a target for other inmates. >>> if a fire broke out in your home, would your family know wha
, delays and cancellations lay waited them at baltimore -- awaited them at baltimore's penn station. after about six hours amtrak dusted off some diesel powered trains to restore partial service. >> we can't get home using amtrak, can't get home using the transportation that i've already paid for. >> by early afternoon amtrak had restored service to two of the three northbound lains. work continued above the third. >>> hang matters worse for commuters, 95 near tidings bridge was shut down for most of the day. it happened southbound. the lanes are back open. two of the three lanes are back up and running as well. >> feel bad for those yankees fans. >>> those amtrak delays may have kept them from getting pack to new york but it did not stop jamie costello and christian schaffer. jamie and christian are in new york following the o's as they get ready for game three. >> right now it's 55 degrees and evercast. tomorrow 66 degrees but we'll get the game. if you're driving in from baltimore, tickets are available. we just saw a couple of scalpers for about $50. the orioles and yankees will play g
heads to court tomorrow for his sentencing. the former penn state assistant coach faces life in prison, when he is sentenced for molesting ten boys over the course of a 15 year period. he was convicted on 45 counts of child sex abuse. three victims are suing the university. >>> the crew on board the coast guard cutter confidence hauled in quite a catch this weekend. they found 82 bails of marijuana and cocaine on the open sea. this is just south of cuba. those drugs were probably thrown overboard to avoid by smuggelers making a run. the drugs weighed in at nearly 3000 pounds and carry a street value of over $2 million. >>> massive search on in colorado for a ten year old girl, she disappeared on her way to school last friday. her backpack was found 6 miles away from where she was seen. police have been following leads in the case and have made their way to missouri where the girl's great grandmother lives. volunteers searched looking through open spaces for clues in to the girl's disappearance. police don't believe she was taken by a relative or someone she knows. >>> take a look at th
, the former penn state university assistant football coach whose testimony helped convict jerry sandusky on child molestation charges, he has filed a lawsuit against the school. mike mcqueary says the university reined his reputation and fired him for his cooperatioin the investigation. he is seeking $4 million from the university. mcqueary was fired in july after being placed on administrative leave in november. >>> it's something that you eat for lunch, not something that you would use to attack your wife with. however, this man that you're going to see right there, larry sperling of nebraska spent five days in jail for using a sandwich as a weapon. he and his wife got into an argument and he took a sandwich and rubbed it in her face. well, deputies found evidence of the attack on the carpet, pieces of lunch meat. >>> here's an important issue, whether or not you're a republican or a democrat, which first lady would make the best batch of cookies? it turns out it's michelle obama. she and ann romney submitted cookie recipes to the magazine family circle and people voted on their favo
-on-one with lisa's mother. >>> and former penn state assistant football coach mike mcqueary is suing the school for millions of dollars in damages. mcqueary complained he saw jerry sandusky showering with a young boy. mcqueary claims his treatment by the school since the sandusky case has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> by this time tomorrow baseball's playoff picture will be clear. or at least clearer. highlights of last night's dramatic developments, now, from espn. >> randy scott with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is one tied in the a.l. west. in oakland last night, where the a's came in, down just a game on the rangers in that division. in the fifth, derek norris, singling to right. josh donaldson in. brandon moss, in behind him. and it's 2-1, oakland. we go to the sixth. same score, two outs. jonny gomes, gone. hasn't had a hit in his last three games. a timely way to break that slump. 18 bombs on the season. top nine. it's grant balfour on to shut the door on nelson cruz. he does. and tied after 161 games in the west. >>> in the central, reds and
on penn state campus radio station. in that audio clip, he maintains his innocence and says the accusers are lying. the former assistant football coach was convict on sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. he could be sentenced to life in prison. he plans to fight for a new trial. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster and treat me as a monster. but they can't take away my heart. and in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: at least one of his victims will take the stand to testify at today's sentencing. linda so, abc2 news. >>> coming in about 10 minutes we want you to stay with us because the case made so many of you parents listen up, pay attention and wonder what would i do. the director of the baltimore child abuse center adam rosenberg is here and will answer some of the questions for us. >>> a bitter sweet birthday a 16th birthday for family and friends of grace mccomas the high schooler who was a student who committed suicide in april after being the target of cyber bullies. and now today her cousins are coming togeth
counts of sexual abuse against children. the former penn state coach, now says he didn't get a fair trial. says he has been unjustly treated like a monster. in a statement released to the university radio station late monday, calls one of his victims a veteran accuser, seeking attention. >> in my heart, i know that i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. my wife has been my only sex partner. and that was after marriage. >> reporter: later today, sandusky is expected to deliver a similarly defiant statement before the judge who holds his life in his hands. refusing to apologize or admit any guilt. >> we didn't lose to proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. >> reporter: abc news has learned that facing sandusky today will be at least one, and as many as six, of his ten victims. >> it is preposterous to suggest that ten separate victims, their families, their parents, their lawyers, the prosecutors, the press, and everyone else con conspired to somehow convict mr. sandusky. >> reporter: even sandusky's own attorneys expect a harsh sentence. and they're concerned his words
or birth certificate. some don't have that. >>> more legal drama in the jerry sandusky sex scandal at penn state. a former graduate assistant says he saw sandusky molesting a boy in the showers filed suit. mike mcqueary is seeking millions in damages he says he was defamed and misrepresented. >> a halloween costume created such a scare that the bomb squad had to be called in. a driver wearing a gas mask and camouflage jacket with an attached grenade was pulled over in san mateo, california. but, the man was not a terrorism. he actually works at a star that sells halloween costumes and is reared to wear his costume for work. now police confiscated his dummy grenade and cleared a half block. >> i knew it was going to attract people's attention, but i didn't thing they were going to go as far as to be worried and call 911. >> now his manager says he used poor judgment by driving to work wearing that costume here. he is duen court next month for possessing a fake grenade. so, interesting times. at lest people are keeping their eyes open and paying attention to their surroundings. that's good.
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